The Art of: The Other Traverse City: Local photographer Alan Newton will focus his lens on the opioid crisis affecting the TC region & beyond. Featuring about 11 portraits of people who are addicts in recovery, emergency responders, judges, families who have lost children, & others, along with their written stories based on interviews conducted by Newton. An opening reception will be held on Thurs., Nov. 8 from 6-8pm. The exhibition runs through ...
Fat Chance Fat Tire Bike Pre-Ride: Meet at Iron Fish Distillery, Thompsonville & ride to Crystal Mountain to complete a few laps on the Fat Chance race course. Then ride back to Iron Fish Distillery for food & drink specials.
Grand Traverse Art Bomb : A collaborative art show with talent from around northern MI. Featuring three reception events throughout the show. It supports artists & their creative endeavors, by giving them an opportunity to showcase their talents with minimal cost. An opening reception will be held on Sat., Jan. 12.
Homage: Inspired by Outstanding Canadian Women: This exhibition features 40 framed neckpieces created as a celebration & tribute to Canadian women, past & present by jewelry artist Donald Stuart. Join Don on Sun., Jan. 20 at 3pm as he share his career, from starting a pioneering hand-weaving studio for Inuit women to his acclaimed artistry in jewelry, hollowware, & architectural installations. Museum hours: 10am-5pm, Mon.-Sat.; 1-5pm, Sun,; & 10am-8pm, Thurs.
Pangnirtung Weavings from the Dennos Museum Center's Collection: Featuring weavings from the Inuit art collection, by the artists of the Pangnirtung Weaving Cooperative. Hours: 10am-5pm, Mon.-Sat.; 1-5pm, Sun.; & 10am-8pm, Thurs.
Visions of American Life: Paintings from the Manoogian Collection, 1850-1950: From the Detroit Institute of Arts, this exhibition features 40 works by late-19th & early-20th century artists capturing American life, culture & identity in that time. Here:Say Storytelling & the Front Street Writers have produced & recorded short stories to accompany these artworks. Hours: 10am-5pm, Mon.-Sat.; 1-5pm, Sun,; & 10am-8pm, Thurs.
"Fun Home": A musical adapted from Alison Bechdel’s memoir of the same name. The story takes you through Alison’s discovery of her sexuality, relationship with her closeted gay father, & attempts to unlock the mysteries surrounding her life through three different time periods.
"Geologic History of Torch Lake": Kalkaska Conservation District Manager Mark Randolph will present a historical perspective to explain the geological features of Torch Lake, & some of the glacial landforms that are seen every day. 231-331-4318.
Meeting of Le Grande Traverse Society of the Children of the American Revolution: Featuring a library tour, scavenger hunt & short business meeting. Practice reading some of your family's old handwritten letters & documents, & help create a library display that promotes the society & shows how the members serve their communities & veterans. Bring books to donate to the USO's Read2Connect Program. For info, email: email@example.com